User-friendly RNA-Seq analysis tools designed for biologists

RNA Sequencing Data Analysis Solutions

Once the domain of bioinformatics experts, RNA sequencing (RNA-Seq) data analysis is now more accessible than ever. Illumina offers push-button RNA-Seq software tools packaged in an intuitive user interface designed for biologists.

These user-friendly tools support a broad range of next-generation sequencing (NGS) studies, from gene expression analysis to total RNA expression profiling and more.

Intuitive Analysis of RNA-Seq Data

RNA-Seq data can be instantly and securely transferred, stored, and analyzed in BaseSpace Sequence Hub, the Illumina genomics computing platform. BaseSpace Sequence Hub includes an expert-preferred suite of RNA-Seq software tools that were developed or optimized by Illumina. Our BaseSpace RNA-Seq Apps are:

  • Accessible to any researcher, regardless of bioinformatics experience
  • Designed to support common transcriptome studies, from transcript abundance measurement to detection of novel transcripts, coding single nucleotide polymorphisms (cSNPs), gene fusions, and more
  • Suitable for human, mouse, and rat RNA-Seq analysis (certain apps also support additional species)
  • Compatible with all Illumina sequencing systems
RNA-Seq Data Analysis FAQs

Demystifying RNA sequencing data analysis with answers to common questions and concerns.

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Based on frequently cited RNA-Seq analysis pipelines, these apps support a broad range of transcriptome data analysis needs. Illumina BaseSpace RNA-Seq Apps for common methods are shown in the table below.

RNA-Seq App Data and Testimonials

View sample data and read customer feedback about how easy it is to use BaseSpace Apps for RNA-Seq.

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Walk through a typical BaseSpace Sequence Hub RNA sequencing data analysis workflow. Learn how to analyze your results, and view examples of the easily interpretable tables and graphs that the software generates.

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RNA-Seq BaseSpace Apps: A Guided Tour

See step-by-step instructions on how to navigate through data analysis.

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After data analysis, results can be transferred easily to BaseSpace Correlation Engine for functional annotation, to understand the biological effects of gene expression changes. BaseSpace Correlation Engine contains data sets from thousands of public studies that inform biological interpretation. Connect differential gene expression data from RNA-Seq experiments with disease associations, or visualize correlated genes and microRNA targets.

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Simplifying Genomic Data Mining

Learn how BaseSpace Correlation Engine facilitates genomic data interpretation. See examples of distinguished universities and pharmaceutical companies that have cited this tool in peer-reviewed publications.

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ore Sequencing Lab Benefits from BaseSpace Cloud
Simple Data Analysis and Management

The BRC-Seq core lab uses BaseSpace Sequence Hub to analyze and share mRNA-Seq and other data, and facilitate sample tracking.

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Analyze mRNA Splice Variants
Analyze mRNA Splice Variants

Interpret and validate mutations that affect mRNA splicing and protein coding with the MutationForecaster App.

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User Guides for BaseSpace Apps
User Guides for BaseSpace Apps

Access user guides and additional technical information about BaseSpace Apps.

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